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Ida Maria Veltri, 91, of Weirton died Tuesday May 16, 2017, at the Weirton Medical Center. Born on December 3, 1925, in Calabria, Italy, Ida was a daughter of the late Angelo and Carmela Perone Stella. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Veltri in 1973; her brothers, Peppino, Eugenio, Amedeo, and Nevio Stella; and her sisters, Philomena, Rosaria Piemonde, and Maria Magnone. After her husband John passed away, Ida worked as a certified nurses aide at the Weirton Geriatric Center to support her family. She retired in 1996. A very religious lady, Ida prayed the rosary every morning and every night. She enjoyed tending to her garden, cooking and was an avid reader. Most of all Ida cherished time spent with her family. She is survived by her son, Rinaldo Veltri (Melissa) of Weirton, WV; her daughter, Aurora Pulice (Albert) of Burgettstown, PA; step son, Alfonso Veltri (Helga) of Jersey City, NJ; step daughter, Josie Peller (Stanley) of Las Vegas, NV; brother, Medoro Stella of Weirton, WV; grandchildren, Rachel Veltri and Dante and Isabella Pulice; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 4-8 PM Thursday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 AM Friday, at Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Weirton. Rev. Fr. Dennis J. Schuelkens, Jr. will preside. Interment will follow at Saint Pauls Cemetery, Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Joseph the Worker Church 229 California Avenue Weirton, WV 26062 Share tributes at 304 748 3219

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  1. So sorry that I can’t make the ceremony. She was an amazing woman. I loved her with all of my heart. The world lost an amazing woman!!!!! Hugs and kisses to all!!! Christmas will never be the same!!!!

  2. To Rinaldo and your entire family, I am so sorry for your loss and pray for that you have comfort during this difficult time. May you all be blessed with the gift of a keen memory so you can keep your Mom with you always. RIP Ida Maria

  3. Rinaldo, Melissa, and all the Veltri family, our deepest sympathies to you in this trying time … may she Rest In Peace .

  4. Rinaldo, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family dousing this difficult time. May she Rest in Peace.

  5. Rinaldo, Melissa and Family. So sorry we were unable to attend the funeral services for Mrs. Veltri. We are visiting Robb and his family. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ida was a beautiful, kind lady and will be truly missed.

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